The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has expressed confidence in the ability of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, to supply adequate electricity to Nigerians.
He made the remark when he received the management team of TCN in his office. He commended management for the strategy employed in the utilization of indigenous expertise in its operations which has assisted in the optimal productivity by the company.
He said from the briefing he received and considering the work that is being put in place, Nigerians would soon enjoy adequate and uninterrupted power supply across the country.
Mustapha, in a statement by the Director Information, Willie Bassey, said adequate power supply with efficient transmission and distribution across the country would soon have a positive impact on job creation and employment.
Speaking earlier, the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Usman Mohammed said the team came to brief the SGF on the efforts made and grounds covered in stabilising and modernising the national grid.
He described transmission as the backbone of adequate provision of electricity, adding that in the system operator, generation and distribution cannot be isolated. Mohammed disclosed that the company is on a steady path to modernising the national grid.
He also expressed confidence that when the modernisation is completed, the country will experience stability in power supply and sell electricity to neighbouring West African countries.
He thanked the Federal Government forgiven the company the support required to perform.